The table below looks at the statistics for Procure-to-pay skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Procure-to-pay over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Procure-to-pay (including Purchase-to-pay, P2P)
Rank 54 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.47% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £381 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £12.10 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+354.54% -61.28%
Procure-to-pay
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
368 224 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 87.00% 71.57% 74.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 170 134
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Procure-to-pay
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Procure-to-pay Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Procure-to-pay
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Procure-to-pay across the Cardiff region.

Procure-to-pay Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Procure-to-pay
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Procure-to-pay also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Procure-to-pay.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

Procure-to-pay
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Procure-to-pay also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Procure-to-pay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat